These 8 Non-fiction Readers (written at 2 levels of difficulty) have colored photograph versions AND black and white versions using clipart. Each Handy Dandy informational book has engaging printable activities in B/W. The Arctic animal topics include: polar bears, the arctic fox, reindeer, and the snowy owl.
Students will learn numerous facts about Arctic animals when reading these informational texts. The books will fit in with any winter unit and be ones that your students will want to read over and over again. They are excellent motivators for young readers!
The Handy Dandy Non-fiction Beginning Readers have:
*Strong picture support
*Limited text on a page
*Wider spacing between the words
These Handy Dandy Beginning Non-Fiction Readers have extension activities for students to practice language patterns, sight words, and vocabulary. A Reading Strategy Chart packet has been included (C & B/W).
Some Common Core Connections include:
*RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*RL.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding
*RF.K.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
*RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
*RF.K.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
The ZIP file includes:
*A Teacher Resource book loaded with photos and facts about Arctic animals! These pages will help to build background knowledge for the students before each read!
*Sight Word/High Use Word charts (C & B/W)
*Reading Strategies Chart (C & B/W)
*Beginning Non-Fiction Readers (4 topics - Color Photos & B/W with clipart))
*Practice Word Lists
*Writing papers for student informational writing
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